Noob question on survival rolls (character creation)

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Rerednaw
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Noob question on survival rolls (character creation)

Postby Rerednaw » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:21 am

Hey folks I am going through the character creation section in the Characters & Combat book.

The format for a survival roll is (STAT) and a #+ for example END 7+

What does this mean?

I am guessing that this is easier than a standard check and we use the DM based on the value of the characters Endurance? (Like a 10 END would be a +1)?

I think I have this correct, but couldn't find an example of character creation or where this is explicitly broken down or clarified in the book.

Thanks!
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Re: Noob question on survival rolls (character creation)

Postby AndrewW » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:27 am

Make a 2d6 roll and include your END modifier (in this case) and roll 7 or greater to make the check.
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Re: Noob question on survival rolls (character creation)

Postby Rerednaw » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:31 am

AndrewW wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:27 am
Make a 2d6 roll and include your END modifier (in this case) and roll 7 or greater to make the check.
Okay...so this is something different than what I posted above or are you confirming what I posted? :mrgreen:
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Re: Noob question on survival rolls (character creation)

Postby AnotherDilbert » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:08 am

Not quite:
Core, p9 wrote:At many points during a career, a Traveller will have to make a dice roll of some sort. Most of these rolls are based on characteristics – simply roll 2D, add the DM from the listed characteristic, and try to get a total higher than or equal to the listed value.

So, a roll of INT 8+ means ‘roll 2D, add your Intellect DM, and you succeed if you roll an 8 or more’.

END 7+ means roll 2D, add your END DM, and succeed on 7 or higher.

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